What a Grocery Store Taught Me About Church

What a Grocery Store Taught Me About Church

August 09, 2013

My wife and I live in the perfect grocery storm. What I mean is we have almost every major grocery retailer within blocks of our house.

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The One Thing that Keeps Me Sane in Pastoral Ministry

June 22, 2013

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Five Ministry Landmines

Five Ministry Landmines

May 27, 2013

Much has been written about the church. Especially as it relates to growth and leadership. I do believe though, that there are some fundamental issues that every thoughtful church needs to wrestle through. If not, they become land mines and at some point they will need careful attention, otherwise they have the potential to blow-up.

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Faith FM Interview

May 12, 2013

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Do Pastors Struggle with Living in a Continual State of Grief?

Do Pastors Struggle with Living in a Continual State of Grief?

February 02, 2013

I remember the day my Father passed away. That was my introduction to grief in its most profound form. I've never really forgotten how acute the pain, how debilitating the sorrow. Few things in life garner the kind of weighty emotion that consumes you when you lose someone you love deeply.

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Two Simple Questions for Measuring Your Effectiveness as a Leader

Two Simple Questions for Measuring Your Effectiveness as a Leader

January 23, 2013

As a leader we want to see growth. If you're a leader in the marketplace, growth is often framed by profits and scalable systems. In the church world, growth is directly related to people.

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The 7 Bible Chapters You Need to Know

The 7 Bible Chapters You Need to Know

November 20, 2012

The Bible can be an overwhelming and intimidating book. Still, there are a handful of chapters that shape the entire book's theology and world-view. A basic understanding of these seven chapters will help you understand this amazing book and all it teaches about life and eternity. If you are able to grasp these few chapters they will drastically alter the way you see and understand the world.

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How to Handle False Expectations of You as a Leader

October 31, 2012

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